Funktion: Ph.D. position, Digital Humanities / Armenian Studies
Institution: Digital Humanities, Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities
Digital Humanities at the University of Bern invites applications for a three-year, fixed-term doctoral position in the field of digital philology or Armenian studies. The aim of the project, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, is to create a digital platform for the edition, analysis, annotation, and presentation of a medieval historical text and to present in this way the twelfth-century Armenian-language Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa. The goals of the project are both to produce a critical edition and translation of a historical text, and to push the boundaries of digital methodology for how critical scholarly text is represented and modelled in a computer environment. The role of the Ph.D. student in this project will depend on his or her background; either a specialist in Armenian studies or a specialist in Digital Humanities would be appropriate.
You will work in the newly-established Digital Humanities programme, with the support of a small project team, with links to the growing community of textual scholars and philologists at the University of Bern. You will have the opportunity to develop all necessary technical skills through the Digital Humanities curriculum at Bern and through external training schools where necessary, as well as to develop the needed philological and language skills.
|Pensum:||50%, salary according to SNF guidelines|
|Stellenantritt:||1. July 2015 or by arrangement.|
|Bewerbungsfrist:||15. May 2015|